International Communications Institute in Rome

During our summer sessions the Institute brings together students, scholars and practitioners from around the world for the study of multimedia in the heart of the Mediterranean. We offer a variety of digital media production and media studies courses and organize a number of events that focus on media studies and communications.

JCU's two five-week Summer 2016 sessions are held:

Summer I: May 23 to June 24

Summer II: July 5 to August 5

For complete information about enrolling in our Summer 2016 sessions, click here.

Our courses in Media Studies, Communications, and Production are listed below (all are American 3-credit courses).  For our complete summer course schedule, click here.

Summer I 2016          

BUS 220           Business Communications
CMS 280          Intercultural Communications
CMS 316          Popular Music and Mass Culture
CMS 331          Media in the Mediterranean
CMS/ITS 241   Italian Cinema
COM 101         Public Speaking: Oral Rhetoric and Persuasion
COM 111         Introduction to Visual Communication
COM 210         Introduction to Cinema
COM 230         Foundations of Digital Video Production
DMA 430         Editing, Remixing and Critical Media Practice
CW/COM 360  Creative Writing Workshop: Writing for Video Games

Summer II 2016         

BUS 220          Business Communications
CMS 312         Social Media, Social Movements, Social Change
CMS/BUS 385 Surveillance, Privacy and Social Identities: Practices and Representations
CMS/ITS 243   Cinematic Rome
COM 311         Digital Media Cultures
COM 101i        Public Speaking: Oral Rhetoric and Persuasion
CW/JRN 346   Creative Writing Workshop: Travel Writing
DJRN 199        Introduction to Photojournalism

For past Institutes, visit this link.

Check out course descriptions and prerequisites and course schedules and syllabi.